Mike Petchenik, WSB-TV

Mike Petchenik

WSB-TV

Atlanta, GA, United States

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  • WSB-TV
Past:
  • WOKV News
  • WSB Radio
  • NEWS102.3 KRMG
  • WFTV Eyewitness News
  • WPXI
  • Dayton Daily News
  • News 96.5 (WDBO)
  • Boston 25 News
  • WHIOTV
  • WSOCTV
  • and more…

Recent articles by Mike:

Local pen pal program connects families with seniors sheltering in place

Dunwoody recreation department employees were brainstorming ways to engage the community virtually. They came up with the idea of pairing families with seniors as pen pals. → Read More

Day cares, restaurants work to implement Kemp’s new rules

Day cares aren't the only businesses benefiting from Kemp's new orders. Restaurants can also now have more people in dining rooms, → Read More

Deputy police chief resigns after allegations she assaulted, belittled recruit

According to documents and recordings contained in the file, the recruit told investigators Helen Dunkin singled her out during a fitness exercise at a training facility April 3. → Read More

Families say someone fired random shots into homes

Body camera footage shows officers and the city’s police chief searching the woman’s home and finding a bullet lodged in a bureau of drawers. → Read More

Thunderbirds, Blue Angels both have elite pilots from Georgia on team

Cary Rickoff, who hails from Sandy Springs, is a member of the Blue Angels. Remoshay Nelson, who is from Douglasville, is part of the Thunderbirds squad. → Read More

Experts warn of rise in cyber bullying and online predators

Johns Creek Police recently tweeted a warning to parents about a rise in cyber bullying, and internet security experts are predicting the increase, too. → Read More

Man in fear of coronavirus, speaks out about why he pulled gun on women

The man said his wife has severe asthma, so he wanted to prevent himself from bringing the virus home. → Read More

Thieves steal nearly $50K worth of wigs meant for cancer patients

ALPHARETTA, Ga. - The owner of a Georgia wig store said he's devastated after thieves stole dozens of wigs meant for cancer patients. WSB-TV′s Mike Petchenik was in Alpharetta, where thieves smashed through the doors at the LNY Boutique and stole nearly $50,000 worth of wigs on Feb. 29. Owner Lawrence Yates said the wigs were meant for people who really need them. "Eighty percent of our business… → Read More

Thieves steal nearly $50K worth of wigs meant for cancer patients

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Thieves steal nearly $50K worth of wigs meant for cancer patients

ALPHARETTA, Ga. - The owner of a Georgia wig store said he's devastated after thieves stole dozens of wigs meant for cancer patients. WSB-TV′s Mike Petchenik was in Alpharetta, where thieves smashed through the doors at the LNY Boutique and stole nearly $50,000 worth of wigs on Feb. 29. Owner Lawrence Yates said the wigs were meant for people who really need them. "Eighty percent of our business… → Read More

Thieves steal nearly $50K worth of wigs meant for cancer patients

The owner of a Georgia wig store said he's devastated after thieves stole dozens of wigs meant for cancer patients. → Read More

Thieves steal nearly $50K worth of wigs meant for cancer patients

The owner of a Georgia wig store said he's devastated after thieves stole dozens of wigs meant for cancer patients. → Read More

Thieves steal nearly $50k worth of wigs meant for cancer patients

Yates said the pair of thieves systematically stole right off the mannequins and left them strewn throughout the store. The whole heist took less than two minutes. → Read More

Video shows teen doing donuts in parking lot, slamming into another car

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Video shows a teen doing donuts in a parking lot before crashing into another car, police said. Johns Creek police said the teen was not alone. Channel 2′s Mike Petchenik was in Johns Creek, where investigators said dozens of drivers were laying drag in a church parking lot off Parsons Road Feb. 15. Police said social media posts tipped them off about what was going on. Sgt.… → Read More

Video shows robber shove gun in clerk’s face before clerk fights back

The clerk, who did not want to be identified, said when he saw a man with his face covered come walking in, he knew what was about to happen. → Read More

Why is this stretch of I-285 so prone to flooding lately?

Channel 2′s Mike Petchenik reached out to GDOT to get answers, for Channel 2 Action News at 6 p.m. → Read More

Burglars steal millions in jewelry in ‘Mission Impossible’-style heist

Roswell police are looking for thieves who they say cut a hole to get into a vault in a "Mission Impossible"-style break-in, cleaning out a jewelry store. → Read More

Burglars steal millions in jewelry in ‘Mission Impossible’-style heist

Roswell police are looking for thieves who they say cut a hole to get into a vault in a "Mission Impossible"-style break-in, cleaning out a jewelry store. → Read More

Burglars steal millions in jewelry in ‘Mission Impossible’ style heist

Roswell police are looking for thieves who they say cut a hole to get into a vault to clean ou... → Read More

Burglars steal millions in jewelry in ‘Mission Impossible’ style heist

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